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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 4 t V Not one man In ten newspaper la college pul counMllor all In Wendell What papers do you read Let us suggest the satisfying combina tion of a first class metropolitan daily and a well uptodate local weekly such as THE WINNIPEG DAILY FREE PRESS For the Tillers of the Soil Deep Plowing fly Colo A test Is w lie re theory and practice uheic theory strives to prove itself correct aud practice stands by i to profit by the Thefarmer is wary oi lie considers exper a surer imuiy vaiu uiue ure luxxdc at puuiic ox which a would have jr the lima nor to legislature and appropriations In with a precipitation of from fourteen inches we need at loast eight or nineinch plow In most cases even doepcr work will produce better and is of tcn more economical for the farmer ilian shallower plbwin with more iutinse iiy many plowed sod poor stuff to mise crop LETHBRiDGE HERALD Wo will send you the above two excellent papers on a three months trial order for and prepay the postage on A nominal just to get you started you will we are having once read be content to do without To take advantage of this offer you be a resi dent of The following form filled out and forwarded to the Herald will re ceive grateful acknowledgment and prompt O to undersigned address the peg Daily Free Press and the Lethbrldge Hern postage three Icr which I enclose Name Address Everybody nowadays takca otY his to tae dry Tha collu and the expenuicut stations make tests and select iuwd for The government quartera the globe in its endeavors tu lind njw types 01 grain and forage a ops for his ana a host oi philosophers fnonas give iuiu advice auJmate jiiiore tests lor j it is oi tins ciass oi tests that 1 in particular to A test is of no vatue whatever uniess mada under test conduiuiuj and extended through several For in a man plows throe patches oi one lour one hve inch one so i 1or sonic reason 1 lu doesnt understaud ht mids iuu pioweu iour inches pru m tnat particular moie ihun uiiuer oi the pillars lie ininjutuuieiy jiaups to the conclu and eApeots Ocuors to do the that lour inches is tho test t i depth to To pracucat man such a test prov jes abioiuusiy In the urst place to secure he 1 1 must liiid tmee pieces oi land exactly identical in all respects as to Uuir j amount oi humus con suusoil and Then he must to it that the sanuj am of latior is on each piOL and in ut eachreceives the sauna amount lhjn if he I the sanw quality of seed ami Inn equal amount the sumo uuiiOMn apart on each using Uui machinery i and conducts his exixjri a of at least five we may reasonably cou that the results arc worthy of for practical vonderful climate of which some ona once dubbed lanan though not always is eer and full of wapns on but the opposite is liva inches of sod thoroughly puher izod and worked until perfectly One an tho will Ixsttcrcropb than old land plowed much and a successful experience along when thsy were most The water con ainad In the plowed ground at date if seeding was not more than three yet the corn this season Vas the finest ever The discrepancy between test or the amount of water needed for a crop and the actual facts pressnted ay those whose business it Js to raise crops will be I in the that a plant requires and uses up a certain percentage of moisture regularly throughout the re gardless of weatlisr fchere as such Is not the As soon as drouth the natural adaptability of theplan U adversa conditions manifest the rank growth of straw and stalk the leaves toughcu and REAL ESTATE deeper on sod often lead tli2 beginner do a be lief shallow In tha last five years in some cases turn edgeways to tiw transpiration diuiinislus and its tnargies beconw oft the final production ot lha seed or grain by whick its species is pcrpef yield of winter wheat in my neigh borhood sevenInch land has not exceeded ftftwn bushels per acre but some of my German acquaintances who believe in doep aro eraginff from twenty to thirtyfive bushels nine and These The wheat seldom gives the neither do bijf com sanvo are also raising ahoul thirty bushels of corn per white ths shallow plowers hava givon up raisinganything in that line but In the last twentyfivy years wo have had six dry years in which fanners gave up in Tho only crops that came through was a few stands of corn and po tatoes which were planted in grouuJ plowed over eight inches aod which yielded good Many of the rain belters were always produce the This halting process in growth is if not too pro has no shrinking elTect on On other the crop Uxat has plenty of water and to sparewill for no two seasons are Thi precipilatioc for cu a whol Iyear Will very nearly suc ceed in falling all in ono month forced to abandon their fanns for no reason except that they were shallow while the few vho knew how to plow deeply have had no difficulty in raising crops in Iry or wet years and arc still tho ground ready to reap a hand some profit for in val ues due to adoption of a proper system of arid planting alfalfa tho first seasons stand and growth depend entirely on the depth of the In shal low plowed land many of the plants will dry out in dry weather after at taining height six or seven in leaving a poor s The average for ten years on my would run about as follows On sixinch land tha alfalfa growth tho season will be about se ven On eightinch inches on teninch land fif teen The thickest also is on the ten inch Although the sixinch land will give a fair stand in a very favorable on in the driest season fiver experienced transpire nearly twice as much as dry amount of dry matter but the coss will Ix almost entirely in form ofslalk and Deep plowing conduces to n molet When land is first brokei subsoil is usually in thear id but utter a season or two Of scientific tillage there is usually a over and above the amount by the in times of plentiful will leak into subsoil future use the roots of the crops mivy notconic in actual contact with said moisture the by the action of capilla rity in damp and cvapora tion and condensation in the in dry will absorb a portion j of and the full effect of a damp subsoil underneath the plowed ground i a crop may equal from onehalf to an inch in In dry when the ground is not wet enough for capillarity to act moisture still to but in the form of moist air or va Cultivation prevents this I beg to announce that I opened an office in the LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK For the transaction of a general Real Estate and Insurance Business I tun establishing connections with eastern ami western belli in Canada and the United It you have anyihing you wish toTsell list it with it will ost you nothing if I not effect a If you wish to buy and I have not what you give Die a description and T will find it for Macleod Fire and Life 111 imtii u tho toninch land wul make a niiiy ilood th2 winter unui it j Oats ronuire deeper would scam almost in danger os rot i IHXV t t Ksk nt nj out und whtn com Lime comes does as the roots havo OUt vUA f ii power oi Down to nine is the is iu scanty and average rishis In a season of this kind the who drills in his winter cn itubble may score as much os tat nisiu who in summer lallows ami plows but the next season and inches lha incrtrase of yields veiy On one side of my ranch i the u2Xt he may raise I I torn The man who is a subscriber to a good Local Weekly and a re liable Metropolitan Daily News paper may not always be a well informed but he has the materials to make him Here are the materials 3 Months Each Post ate Prepaid i often icceivu communications faiviers who comphini J plowing ruins their un m vcstigaimg 1 find in every instance the trouble is that thay have no soil to Either the gopher or some othar barren stratum which jiu rises with lin inch or two oi ihn suriaoc thorc Js littlo or nothing ior tion to subsist on a man buys farm he should l it soc to i tlua ho buys a lJ j boii with j Tncru are some few and far between in this more tmtl m Adalw and Call such Uw gypsiferous aw very rich and plows six inches takes nn of about one hundnrd nd fortyfive bushels ofl iive acres the other side my German f rlcnt ploxvs nine inches with an extra horse artd raises txvo hundred bush els on the same quantity and qual ity of After a depth of or ten inches has been the BS to whether it will be pro fitable to plow still dwpor must ba dctennined by th2 condi ironi escaping into thti tlic cool it condenses in th2 soft topsoil and forms akind of underground great help nietinias in days of The best argument in favor ofgood workon farm is that it fills the farmers pockct and advances the val ue of his estate Since th advent of deep and scien tific farm land has increas ed in value all over the west and vjll on increasing for years to for nowhere in the United Statesam land lxbought for lessthan fifty dollars an acre that will produce th crops that omland will produce un der our which is more econ omical than irrigation and therefore produces larger profits with much smaller When IB Call aaJ Qmr Stock and you are sure of being Hich Wahely The Leading Steam and Hot Water Telephone A WORTHY tions prevailing on tho farm in TRIBUTE TO THE d md strong for will spread No hygenic or sanitary is cast upon your csty for the it is the most xm in the I can count bacV of him that havc come to Kansas City and the rec ords show all as his next and of his I come to make a few remarks and those of introduce outl From through tha long wvenil feet on the hard forming a kind of sandwich ljc ho plowirf ground and ihe sub LetHbridge Herald Winnipeg Daily Free Press 75c Just a trial offer at a ridiculously low to get you started that is all we Try this combination of reading matter for three months and you get the Just one condition attaches to the offer you must be a resident of TO THE find for which mall to raj address the Herald and the Winnipeg Daily Free Fresa for months trial Name 2a no rlhcra is of very sandy occasionally mot with lljcro and that will produce j crops with t good every soc lond The general run ot needs and plow and the heavier tho I tha deepershould be the I The first season a farmer to plowing he may IKJ disappoini as it naturally lakes longer to fine dovn and wolloxv tea seven but the average production per annum for Uu next ten years i will IK almost d 1 have heard it remarked by of our colleagues in scientific farm ng according to it ten or inches of wa ter to produce a This is sim ply an example ol another test gono wrong anh could only be true on shallow land where the hent is al ways greater thait on deep land progress of h3 hns become civ is a debtpayer a mortgascre a buttress o I5e yields great must bo reckonori with by tho luckless ex plorer He is an auto matic reducer of the corn supply and a raisor of the He is a bucolic xrhoso coupons large lit tors of IIvj is a of head the field flrlinqion I GOOD ACCOMMODATION FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC KXCEUENT CUISINE BATHS HOT AND COU WATH J RATES A ILETHBRIDGE a condenser Jn central wastcni states wo find that sixinch plowing produces fair crops but as wo COUKS tho precipitation the depth of thereloiv is perfectly safe to assume that the of plowing should always be to thj Mr Campiell plows seven inch and this seems to bo a good in Kansas and Oklahoma also but in Colorado crop afw crop will drop out in an unusually dry season at Una notwith all the harrowing and cdl tivation that can be possible ap Plied In the slate of Utalv wncrc pjwipitation runs as low as eight to ten the dry farms of the state agricultural department have adopted a plowing depth of from ten inchss to a foot of dry farmers now in that state are plojyKig that depth witn That Utah leads as a dry farming spite o its scanty precipi saddle covers and Liimi un T the more In Co1 is a mint and uie where we can count only on low com is ins bullion he one nncl a quarter inches of per tnwsmwtes into In all month we have to make good crops jhe is on tho 1highbon ricn rn a total precipitation of seven or Urd Ho is with tha solder in ehL inrbes and Iho camp sailor on tne c i At per he is a plenc average water holding and we wont speak to him itv of our to tho point of sat when we nicot him on tho i i i i I uralion is four and a half inches of ROYAL HOTEI Irvine Proprietors Rotes and per Day FKEE BUS MEETS ALL TRAILS SAMPLE ROOMS IN jli I i water to a foot of plowed if a piece of country He nine inches deep early enough to town and becomes an aristocrat wu soak up enough precipitation to it in the nack at thn packing rmg it to the pofut of is bled to when the surplus will run it will the of tho icr he Is a a scholar and slops associating with of the The pig crntain three and threeeighths t chis of water at tho maxinrum when crop is If the av contains of an inch and a quarter of rain is precipitated for the throe 1 growing it will total up and exiled seven inches and oneelfllrth and i sour nnd produce a fine our j toothsome clhod of so j If I were to state in figure tho j back is Proprietor EVCTJ attention given the travelling public Sfnblo in connection Tcitpbcwc 47 Lnnd9cekoia and Ranchers Headquarters PER DAY J and least of rainfall to Swiss inch LC rcropof planted on saturatM by the inchM abnw H Citation before planting Iftc a dishrag from would be that 1 lie leaves the iToone would UeUcvc it and I would man rtartrng to 0 in the He lives on roovs and He will help his neigh hardly believe it myself xid T not j experienced In this part of the state the preci bor gather tho crop by crawling xm hardly be and t is ia to part of the state tns preci uui this from our piantinf j was from tpro and 1 timo to to dvvid Into showers w only TELEPHONE 1 FOR ALL KINDS OF Fresh and Salt Meats 0 ;